Title and Credit Music composed and produced by Guillaume Chaucheprat. Lyrics written and performed by Simon Binkenborn. (P) & (C) by Shah-Music Digital - SMD2174
"This is an absolutely amazing piece. Very powerful. Absolutely beautiful. I’m very proud to be a part of it and I wish you much success." - Di Bauer andromedarecordingsgroup.com/
"Your film has a very captivating atmosphere. I am very proud that you have chosen my music to tell this story. very proud!" - Guillaume Chaucheprat pakka-music.com/
"Incredibly touching and powerful and moving and beautifully edited. I love the cinematography, the flashback to your childhood, the soundtrack, along with the visuals and your dialogue... you are truly a genius with film making." Teri - Sartorial Girl Blog sartorialgirl.tumblr.com/
The Light : AFTERLife
My late grandfather was a man of presence, with great insight and intelligence. Polish in origin, he fled to Great Britain after Germany's invasion of Poland along with 160,000 other members of the Polish Army, who were attached to the British army, alongside British forces in 1939.
He had a will of steel and had an outstanding capacity for inspiration, and shared many a story with loving patience that I will forever remember. His effect on my life and my development as a human being has been and continues to be, absolutely remarkable.
Making this film was a deeply personal and cathartic process and has mentally prepared me for the next phase in my personal development and direction. I have felt compelled and guided to make it, which became all the more profound with the synchronicity of receiving twenty of his cine reels, which I wasn't aware existed. Here in this film I talk to my partner about him and using just a few of those reels, I have been able to scratch at the surface of an extraordinary man.
This film concentrates purely on his spiritual insights and beliefs and poses the question, what of the afterlife, of life AFTER death?
Thank you Grandad Xxx
Selected Reviews :-
"The lights, sounds, transitioning images, shadows make the film mysterious, suggesting the presence of something heavenly. You have succeeded to bring us into the mood of 'life after life'. I am so much enriched by this film. I have watched several times, each viewing gave me new impressions, new shivers, discovered new lights and new messages'"
- Krisztina Bagamery Communication and Medical Marketing professional
"Wow I want to thank you for sharing this amazing tribute you made of such an interesting and inspiring and deep thinking man that your grandfather truly was. He loved you so much and still maintained that special bond with you even after his death. I loved your imagery.....the kite, the rainbow, the gardens, the books showing our curiosity in seeking knowledge of our universe and the afterlife, the chess game with the chess pieces showing how inevitably our physical lives will end. I love how you blurred and slowed down the past footage of your grandfather and your childhood self...it has a idyllic dream like quality that enforces to the watcher the loving protective relationship between you and your grandfather and also times that have past. The footage where your grandfather is lifting you high above the ground can also symbolize his enabling you to see or be aware of higher spiritual things. I'm really very impressed with what you have done."
- Jennifer Ellis
"I think a lot of people could relate to the relationship between you and your grandad. Such a powerful insight into the beliefs your grandad and yourself shared. The spiritual meaning came across beautifully but it also aired a magical sense. Beautifully amazing David xx"
- Claire Hignett